Humphreys Central ES

Dress Code

Students are expected to follow the standards of good taste. Caps and head coverings are not permitted inside the building unless there is a special activity permitting hat wear. Clothing which displays offensive language, reference to drugs or alcohol, or is disruptive to the educational process will not be allowed. Closed toes shoes should be worn during recess /PE to prevent accidents and foot injuries. Girls may wear shorts that are no shorter than fingertip length. Baggy pants are not permitted because the student cannot walk or run freely while maintaining good balance.

The standards for acceptable dress and grooming are neatness and cleanliness. Students are not to be attired in clothing that compromises safety or modesty, or that is disruptive to the educational process. A student will not be permitted to attend classes if his/her appearance does not meet the standards listed below. Parents will be notified by the administration to bring a change of clothing for the student.

Students’ attire standards include:

  • No bare feet, bare midriffs, short shorts, short skirts (finger-tip rule), halter-tops, deep scoop-neck shirts, tank tops, see-through sheer blouses, spaghetti straps, tight, revealing, or sagging pants. 
  • No unsanitary clothing. 
  • No clothing with cigarette, beer, alcohol, or drug statements or advertisements contains language or symbols oriented toward violence, sex, drugs, or any prohibited substance. 
  • No articles that could cause damage to other students or property. 
  • No dark glasses in school unless medically prescribed in writing. 
  • No headgear inside the building such as hats, caps, hoods, bandanas, sweatbands, headphones, etc. 
  • All clothing, including shoes must be appropriate for the activity. Shower shoes are not appropriate for school.

School administrators have the authority to make decisions about the appropriateness of all school attire.